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Happy New Year from Adaptawear!

happy new year1Happy New Year and we wish you and your family all a healthy one. As the January sales have begun we wanted to remind you of the clearance sale we have running on Adaptawear at the moment.

Assisted Ladies CapeAssisted Ladies Cape

A warm cape with front fastening with poppers – easy to put on and off as there is no need to raise your arms and it has a detachable scarf. Was £18.00 Now £15.00

Slenderella Polar Fleece Bed Jacket

Long sleeved bed jacket – button through style with pretty floral embroidery to the collar and Slenderella Polar Fleece Bed Jacketpocket. These soft and warm house coats are made from a soft polar fleece and are perfect for keeping you warm during those colder nights! Was £20.00 Now £16.00

Slenderella Waffle Tufted Dressing Gown

Luxurious ladies waffle fleece dressing gowns are a button through style and have long sleeves with turn-back cuffs. These soft and warm house coats are made from 100% super soft polyester waffle fleece and each robe is approximately ankle length, making them perfect for keeping you warm during the colder Slenderella Waffle Tufted Dressing Gownnights or for simply relaxing around the house. Was £36.00 Price £30.00

Please visit our clearance sale for the other adapted clothing products that we have available.

Best Wishes

Adaptawear Team

www.adaptawear.com

Men’s Adapted Clothing for Men’s Health Awareness Month

November is Men’s Health Awareness Month and the annual event of men trying to grow Movembera moustache.

Men are facing a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. They are dying too young, before their time. The Movember foundation taking action and they need your help. Men die on average six years earlier than women. Get involved with the only global charity focused solely on men’s health, the Movember Foundation.

Grow a Moustache

Doing Movember means raising funds for men’s health. And growing a Mo is your chance to do just that. Start clean shaven, grow throughout the month, and get some serious funds behind the men who need it most.

At Adaptawear we have discreetly adapted clothing available that is designed to make dressing easier if you or somebody you know suffers from bad health. Please visit our website for daywear, nightwear and accessories for men.

Men’s Magnetic Shirtmagnetic shirt

The Men’s Magnetic Shirt is a classic button front shirt that has tiny hidden magnets down the front panel and at the cuffs, allowing it to be opened or closed with ease. False buttons on the front give the appearance of a traditional shirt. There is a pocket located in the front left side. Cuffs are adjustable. Price £39.99 ex VAT

Men’s Elasticated Waist Jean Pull On Trousers

When it comes to everyday comfort, you can’t beat jeans with elastic waists. Effortless to Men's Elasticated Waist Jean Pull On Trouserspull on and supremely comfortable to wear, and with just a touch of stretch in the cotton-rich fabric, they will keep their shape and look great for a long time to come. Price £42.00 inc VAT

Men’s Fleecy Bed JacketMens bed jacket

Our unique men’s polar fleece bed-jacket has easy access popper sleeves and Velcro fastenings for ease of dressing.  Available in sizes S – XL. Price: £30.00 inc VAT.

Walker Reid Men’s Cotton NightshirtWalker Reid Men’s Cotton Nightshirt

Long sleeved 100% cotton button through nightshirt. Blue checked in sizes Medium – XXX Large. Price £18.00 inc VAT

Clip on Tieclip on tie

Perfect for those who struggle tying their tie themselves. Look your best and save time and energy with our clip on tie. Available in 3 colours. Price £10.00 inc VAT

Ablebelt

Looks like a normal smart leather belt but easier to fasten without the need to fiddle with difficult buckles using its patented Velcro design.  Perfect for customers who struggle with normal belts and suffer from arthritis, Parkinson or MS.  Price £30.00 inc VAT

Best Wishes

Adaptawear Team

www.adaptawear.com

Winter Adapted Clothing Favourites

Take a peek at some of our best-selling winter adapted clothing – perfect now that the temperature has dropped. Here at Adaptawear we have a range of discreetly adapted clothing available for you that will enable ease of dressing and is both warm and cosy.

Long Sleeve Adaptive Ladies T-Shirttshirt

Cotton adaptive T-Shirt that opens with snap buttons through the front.  Easy to put on and off.  Sizes Small – XXL in red. Price £12.00 ex VAT

Long Sleeve Front Button Jersey Cotton NightieLong Sleeve Front Button Jersey Cotton Ladies Nightie

Pretty jersey 100% semi combed cotton nightdress. Front buttons all the way down the front in white with pink or blue ditsy heart print.  42” length with front neck in sizes 10 – 30. Price: £24.00 inc VAT

Ladies & Men’s Trouble-free TrousersLadies & Men's Trouble-free Trousers

Available in men’s or ladies styles, these smart tailored trousers open down to the hips with discreet zips on both sides to aid dressing and toileting. Optional elastic waistband.   Available in sizes Small – XX Large in choice of colours.  Price:  £38.00 ex VAT

Men's Magnetic ShirtMen’s Magnetic Shirt

Smart, classic men’s shirt with special hidden magnets along the front panel that fasten effortlessly and removes the need to struggle with button.  Perfect for customers who suffer with Arthritis, MS or Parkinson’s.  Available in blue or black check in sizes Small – XX Large.   Price:  £39.99 ex VAT

Men’s Elasticated Waist Jean Pull On TrousersMen's Elasticated Waist Jean Pull On Trousers

Based on our best-selling men’s elasticated waist cord trousers and poly-cotton trousers, these elasticated waist pull on jeans are perfect for everyday wear and a casual fit.  Extremely comfortable and great for people who want to wear denim but don’t want zips or fastenings. Price: £42.00 inc VAT

Petal Back Open Back VestPetal Back Open Back Vest

Unique open back panels at back – great for easy assisted dressing.  Perfect to wear under a shirt, dress or blouse. Petal Back styles are designed to slide easily up the arms and over the head. Price £12.00 ex VAT

Luxury Striped Chenille Socks

Luxury soft chenille socks to help keep your feet nice and warm this winter.  These socks are perfect for keeping your feet warm and toasty and are a great alternative to chunky slippers. Price £6.00 inc VAT

Please visit our website for full product description and sizes on the above products and call 0800 051 1931 if you have any other questions.

Best Wishes

Adaptawear Team

www.adaptawear.com       

Brain Tumour Awareness Week & Clothing for Brain Tumour Sufferers

This week is International Brain Tumours Awareness Week, which is brain tumour weekdedicated to raising awareness and understanding of brain tumours.

What are brain tumours?
In the UK, around 9,200 people are year are diagnosed with primary brain or central nervous system (CNS) tumours. These are tumours that start in the brain or the CNS. They can be either benign (not cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).

People can also be affected by secondary brain tumours. This is when cancer cells spread to the brain from another part of the body. When these cells reach the brain or CNS, they can grow and form a secondary tumour.

The 2017 Walk Around the World for Brain Tumours

The 11th Walk Around the World for Brain Tumours is being held between 1 January and 31 December 2017. People are encouraged to undertake sponsored or unsponsored walks to raise awareness about brain tumours and to symbolically “donate” the mileage covered to the World Walk target of circling the earth at the equator (24,901 miles or 40,075 kms).

Organisations and individuals taking part in Walk Around the World for Brain Tumours can download a logo (shown right) to promote their walk here.

Please register/report your walk by completing this form.

Clothing Products to make dressing easier

Adaptawear’s comfort clothing has been designed to help independent living and assisted dressing with the aim to make getting dressed easier and less painful for both the wearer and carer.   Our range of discreetly adapted clothing is suitable for brain tumour sufferers.

Men’s and Ladies Daywearadaptawear

  • Dresses – open back dresses
  • Shirts – front magnetic opening and back opening shirts
  • Trousers – including drop front, trouble free, open back and elasticated waist trousers
  • Tracksuits – side opening tracksuit pants
  • Tops

Men’s and Ladies Nightwear

  • Bed-jackets
  • Pyjamas
  • Nighties and nightshirts – front opening and open back nightwear

Men’s and Ladies Underwear

  • Pants
  • Front Fastening Bras
  • Vests

Please visit our website to see our full range of adapted clothing.

Best Wishes

Adaptawear Team

www.adaptawear.com

Adapted Clothing for World Arthritis Day – 12th October

Thursday 12th October is World Arthritis Day #WAD2017 and this year the message is Early arthritisDiagnosis:  Don’t Delay, Connect Today.

Early diagnosis is key to preventing further damage, but rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) often receive delayed or no diagnosis. If not treated appropriately, daily activities are affected – reducing peoples’ quality of life and affecting physical abilities.

This is often due to a lack of awareness – it’s important to know the symptoms of RMDs, and to contact a healthcare professional if you have concerns.

  • Inflammation indicated by joint swelling, stiffness, redness, and/or warmth
  • Persistent muscle and joint pain
  • Tenderness
  • Extreme fatigue, lack of energy, weakness, or a feeling of malaise
  • Stiffness and restricted range in movement or flexibility
  • Joint deformity
  • Symptoms affecting the internal organs
  • Invisible symptoms e.g. depression and anxiety

At Adaptawear we are supporters of World Arthritis Day and we supply a range of adapted clothing available specially designed for arthritis sufferers.  Take a look at our website to see some of our ladies and men’s discreetly adapted clothing to aid people with arthritis.  By replacing zips with Velcro, buttons with magnets or having long zips with zip pulls enables the garments to open wide and stiff and sore arthritic hands are able to manage the fastenings helping you to remain independent for longer.   Our clothing range includes:

Men’s Magnetic Shirt – BEST-SELLER

Our smart, classic looking Men’s Magnetic Shirt incorporates special hidden magnets along the front panel that fasten effortlessly and removes the need to struggle with buttons.

Adaptive Ladies Long Sleeve T-Shirt

Long sleeve adaptive T-Shirt that opens with snap buttons through the front. Easy to put on and take off for users and carers alike.  100% cotton in sizes Small – XX Large.

Eezee Bra – BESTSELLER!

The Eezee front closure bra is designed to slip on and off with ease. This bra is your answer with only three large flat hooks. An Easy Touch tab in front of each hook guides the hook into its closure.

Other clothing suitable for arthritis sufferers include:

Please visit our website for our full range of adapted clothing and for more information do take a look at our factsheet on all things to do with arthritis.

Best Wishes

Adaptawear Team

www.adaptawear.com

BEST-SELLER:  Men’s Elasticated Waist Cord Trousers Back in Stock!

We now have another of our bestsellers back in stock the Men’s Elasticated Waist Cord Pull-Men’s Elasticated Waist Cords Back in StockOn Trousers!

Over the years we have been asked many times for a smart but casual men’s trousers with an elasticated waist that gentlemen can wear instead of track suit bottoms.  Extremely comfortable and great for people who want to wear normal trousers but don’t want zips or fastenings and need trousers which are easy to put on.

If manual dexterity is a problem when pulling up and down trousers several times a day, these trousers which permit independent visits to the lavatory, these trousers could be the solution. They have proved to be particularly useful to men with dementia who forget how to manage fastenings.

Men’s Elasticated Waist Cords Back in StockMade from 100% cotton these attractive navy, brown or black corduroy trousers have a draw-string elasticated waistband to ensure a comfortable fit. They have 2 practical side pockets and have been designed with a raised back for added comfort when seated for long periods.

Sizes:  Small – XXL in navy, brown or black.

Also available in a denim jean fabric or a lightweight polycotton fabric.

Please visit our website for our full range of menswear!

Best Wishes

Adaptawear Team

www.adaptawear.com

BEST-SELLER Iona Open Back Nightie Back in Stock!

Iona nightieWe just wanted to let you know that one of our favourite adapted clothing products is back in stock, the Adaptawear Iona Open-back Nightie!

Ideal for sufferers of stroke, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, motor neurone disease and post viral fatigue syndrome sufferers. It also reduces distress for dementia sufferers who get agitated when clothes go over their heads.

Palliative nurses can dress or change a lady simply by gently rolling them into the nightdress. This pretty feminine nightie is designed for ladies unable to wear a traditional ‘over the head’ nightdress due to a variety of medical conditions.

Iona’s special features:iona nightie

  • Generous overlap at the back ensures dignity
  • Shoulder opening, ideal if upper body movement is limited
  • Can be put on without the need to disconnect medical equipment
  • Can be opened flat and put on from a lying or seated position
  • Soft cotton rich seersucker fabric
  • Available in blue or pink in sizes 10 – 26

Excellent Customer Feedback!

  • “This seersucker fabric is amazing, quick drying and less bulky at the back so makes it much iona nightiemore comfortable to lie on! The carers love it and my Mum looks very pretty.”
  • “The Iona nightdresses are perfect, so soft and fit beautifully whilst helping immensely with my mother’s care, who sadly is bed bound from a severe stroke”. JF, Oxfordshire

Also if you buy 3 Iona nighties you can get qualify for free postage and packaging!

Check out our website for our full range of open back and front button nightwear.

Best Wishes

Adaptawear Team

www.adaptawear.com

Winter Bed Jackets and Dressing Gowns!

bed jacketAutumn is certainly here with the leaves changing daily to those vibrant autumnal colours and winter won’t be far behind – it’s definitely starting to get colder at night now so it might be worth considering getting ahead of the game and ensuring you or your loved ones keep warm at night!

At Adaptawear we have a range of bed jackets, fleecy wraps and fleecy capes available for both men and women to keep you warm throughout the night.    Perfect to keep the chills away when reading in bed, watching TV or sitting at the computer.

Some of our best-selling bed jackets include:Mens bed jacket

  • Men’s Fleecy Bed Jacket – our unique men’s fleece bed-jacket has easy access sleeves and Velcro easy tab style fastenings. Available in sizes S – XL. NEW stock just arrived!
  • Fleecy Wraps – comfy wrap with two handy pockets. Choice of 4 colours.  NEW stock just arrived!Slenderella tie neck
  • Fleecy Bed Jackets – BEST-SELLER – button up or tie neck fleece bed jacket in choice of pink, blue, cream and mint.
  • Flannel Fleece Bed Jacket – NEW lightweight bed jacket with a burnt out flannel fleece effect with satin bindings and buttons. Choice of pink or blue.
  • Luxury Waffle Fleece Bed Jacket – luxury fleecy bed jacket in a stylish cut and is available Slenderella flannel fleecein Raspberry, Beige or Blue.
  • Fleecy Cape – double layer, fleecy cape with cosy collar. Choice of colours – NEW stock just arrived!
  • Waffle Tufted Dressing Gown – stylish luxury fleecy dressing gown to keep you warm in bed. Choice of 2 colours.

Please visit our website for our full range of bed jackets that we offer.Waffle dressing gown

Best Wishes

Adaptawear Team

www.adaptawear.com

 

BESTSELLER Men’s Magnetic Shirt Back in Stock!

If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to prepare your wardrobe for the cooler autumn weather. Our Magnetic Button Dress Shirt for men is available and back in stock in all sizes and colours!

The discreetly adapted men’s shirt looks like any other dress shirt, only its button and button holes are just decorative. Behind the buttons are embedded magnets which makes it perfect for customers who suffer with arthritis, parkinson’s or men with limited dexterity.

Men’s Magnetic Shirt – Great Features!

  • Hidden magnets that fasten effortlessly down the front and on the cuffs.
  • False buttons along the front making this shirt look like any other.
  • Front left hand side pocket.
  • Long sleeved with adjustable cuffs.
  • Made from machine washable polycotton (60% Cotton and 40% Polyester).
  • Available in sizes S – XXL in Light Blue or Black Check.

Please note the men’s magnetic shirt is unsuitable for pacemaker or similar technology users and suffers of Deep Brain Stimulation.

Visit our website for other adapted clothing products specially designed those who suffer with limited mobility or dexterity including Arthritis and Parkinsons.

Best Wishes

Adaptawear Team

www.adaptawear.com

 

Accessible Holidays for Elderly & Disabled

People with a physical or mental disability can find overseas travel challenging. It is your responsibility to make sure that the carrier and holiday provider is given all the relevant details of your requirements at all stages of the journey. So think about what kind of facilities or support you will need.

Also, don’t forget to treat yourself with some new clothes when going on holiday this summer – it’s always nice to have a few new outfits to make you feel all the more special.  Our Adaptawear range includes discreetly adapted clothing for both men and women to help make independent and assisted dressing easier.

Below is a list of specialist travel companies for those with limited mobility or accessibility requirement.

Enable Holidays

Enable Holidays is a specialist operator in limited mobility holidays. It audits the accessibility and grading the suitability of accommodation in the UK and abroad for people with mobility impairments.  In addition to providing holidays for disabled travellers, Enable also caters for the senior holiday market, slow walkers and people looking for an easier way to get around and enjoy their holiday.

Limitless Travel

Limitless Travel provides tours and packages for people with disabilities, and its run by people with disabilities, which means they really understand your requirements as a traveller. You can ask their specialist advisors to plan and book your holiday, tailor made to meet your needs and personal tastes: be it a romantic break in Paris or a group getaway in Spain.  Luxury coach trips to Scotland and Devon are on offer too, with fully accessible, luxury coaches and carers on hand to assist you too.

Richmond Retreats

Richmond Retreats have award winning retirement holiday sites in the Cotswolds and surrounding areas. Carers are on site 24/7. Reviews are excellent and well worth a read. Available activities are numerous catering for various degrees of disability including Spa treatments. An excellent choice for the elderly who have specialist needs.

Warner Leisure Hotels

Warner Leisure Hotels are well known for their short break holidays mainly in mansion style accommodation.  They do not offer care assistance but they have a number of rooms for disabled persons. Warners are well known for their live nightly live entertainment, high standard of food on a half board basis and offering a range of spa and leisure facilities.

Shearings

Shearings offer a range of escorted coach tours and breaks, and have a special helpdesk for guests with mobility restrictions or other impairments. Read more or call 01942 496 507.

The Holiday Homes Trust

The Holiday Homes Trust, is a registered national charity, which provides very reasonably priced self-catering holiday accommodation for any family whose quality of life is diminished by disability or infirmity. The holiday is for a whole family or group in which one or more persons suffer from a disability. The accommodation is mainly in suitable caravans and a smaller number of chalets.

Advantage Healthcare Group

Advantage Healthcare provides a Nurse, Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker to accompany you on holiday in the UK, to support you with your activities of daily living. See this article Advantage Care at Home.

Access Travel

Access Travel specialises in holidays for wheelchair bound and other disabled persons.

Disability Holidays Guide

Disability Holidays Guide serves as a guide to international holidays for those with disabilities.

Vision Hotels

Vision Hotels has hotels which cater principally for guests with vision impairment. However, the overall ethos of the hotels is advertised as one of caring and accessibility for all.

Disabled Holiday Information

Disabled Holiday Information is a charity which caters for the arrangement of holidays in hotels/bed and breakfast/self-catering nationwide for those with disabilities. It is largely run by those who themselves have disabilities.

Can Do Holidays

Can Do Holidays assists those with disabilities to find suitably adapted accommodation to meet their particular requirements.

Please visit our Adaptawear website if you would like to stock up on adapted clothing products before you leave to go away on holiday this summer. We have everything you need from summer ladies blouses, ladies dresses, men’s trousers to summer nightwear.

Best wishes

Adaptawear Team

www.adaptawear.com